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Politics Gabbard says she's open to 'face-to-face' meeting with Clinton, amid 'Russian asset' accusation

18:20  22 october  2019
18:20  22 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Hillary Clinton implies Gabbard is favored by Russia

  Hillary Clinton implies Gabbard is favored by Russia Hillary Clinton appears to call Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard "the favorite of the Russians" in a recent interview.

Gabbard said she had not spoken with Sanders since last week' s presidential primary debate. Trump defends gabbard , suggests clinton is 'Sick'. In addition to suggesting Gabbard was a " Russian asset " in a recent interview, Clinton asserted, also without evidence, that Russians were

Hillary Clinton said that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being groomed by Moscow to run as a third-party spoiler Plouffe and Clinton discussed hurdles the Democratic nominee would face and compared the 2020 " She is a favorite of the Russians . They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of

Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard on Monday suggested that a "face-to-face" with Hillary Clinton might be an appropriate next step, as lawmakers from across the political spectrum, including President Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders, condemned Clinton's unfounded suggestion that the congresswoman is a secret Russian asset.

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Speaking to reporters at an Iowa coffee shop, Gabbard, D-Hawaii, lamented that Clinton had pulled out of a planned appearance at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, where Gabbard is set to speak. Clinton was said to have abandoned the summit to avoid appearing with former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Tulsi Gabbard should take Hillary Clinton’s 'Russian asset' smear as a compliment

  Tulsi Gabbard should take Hillary Clinton’s 'Russian asset' smear as a compliment Hillary Clinton will go down in history as one of the worst presidential candidates of all time. So if the failed 2016 nominee is bashing one of the 2020 Democratic hopefuls, that’s a sign the candidate is actually doing something right. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Clinton has a recurring theme of childishly decrying everything she doesn’t like as “Russian meddling.

“ She ’ s accusing everyone of being a Russian agent,” the Tulsi Gabbard against Hillary Clinton ’s accusation that the Democratic congresswoman’s Democrats have also condemned Gabbard ’s past anti-LGBT rhetoric, as well as her isolationist foreign policy perspectives and 2017 meeting with

That prompted Gabbard to respond forcefully to Clinton on Twitter Friday, calling her the Gabbard , speaking to Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight," accused Clinton of targeting her for her anti-war Gabbard says she ' s open to ' face - to - face ' meeting with Clinton , amid ' Russian asset ' accusation .

"Well, she had something to say about me, and I would have been very happy to have that conversation directly face-to-face with her," Gabbard said.

Earlier Monday, Sanders, I-Vt., joined fellow presidential candidates Andrew Yang, Marianne Williamson and Beto O'Rourke in defending Gabbard.

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"Tulsi Gabbard has put her life on the line to defend this country," Sanders tweeted, referring to Gabbard's overseas deployments. "People can disagree on issues, but it is outrageous for anyone to suggest that Tulsi is a foreign asset."

Gabbard hits back at 'queen of warmongers' Clinton

  Gabbard hits back at 'queen of warmongers' Clinton Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) did not hold back Friday when responding to 2016 nominee Hilary Clinton's suggestion that she is the "favorite of the Russians" for 2020, excoriating the former secretary of State as "the queen of warmongers" and "personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party.""She's the favorite of the Russians. They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her, so far ," Clinton had told David Plouffe, host of the podcast "Campaign HQ," and the campaign manager for former President Obama's 2008 campaign.

In her zeal to beat off challengers to her party’ s hardline anti- Russia orthodoxy, Hillary Clinton has only succeeded in sowing discord between the crop of Van Jones says Hillary Clinton smeared Tulsi Gabbard “with no facts” & adds Tulsi is getting “payback hell” for quitting DNC & backing Bernie in

Hillary Clinton said that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being groomed by Moscow to run as a third-party spoiler Plouffe and Clinton discussed hurdles the Democratic nominee would face and compared the 2020 " She is a favorite of the Russians . They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of

Asked for her reaction to Sanders' comment, Gabbard said only, "Thank you for speaking the truth."

Gabbard said she had not spoken with Sanders since last week's presidential primary debate.

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In addition to suggesting Gabbard was a "Russian asset" in a recent interview, Clinton asserted, also without evidence, that Russians were "grooming her to be the third-party candidate" and spoiler in the 2020 race. Clinton hinted that Gabbard was the "favorite of the Russians."

But, Gabbard reiterated to reporters Monday that she would commit to voting for the Democrats' eventual nominee, and would not run as a third-party candidate.

"I've already said that many times," Gabbard said when asked if she'd stay with the Democrats instead of mounting a third-party bid.

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Gabbard acknowledged that she had met with Trump when he was president-elect in order to discuss foreign policy, but insisted the discussions were not about any potential role in his administration. Gabbard also said she hadn't since talked to Trump about foreign policy.

Gabbard fundraises off Clinton attack: 'I challenge her' to 'face me directly'

  Gabbard fundraises off Clinton attack: 'I challenge her' to 'face me directly' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is asking supporters to donate to her presidential campaign and calling on Hillary Clinton to "face her directly" in the 2020 Democratic primary. "Hillary Clinton accused Tulsi Gabbard — a combat veteran, soldier and Major in the Army National Guard — of being 'groomed' to be a 'Russian asset,'" reads a fundraising email sent by Gabbard's campaign on Saturday."Tulsi fights back and demands Hillary join the race and face her directly.

Clinton provided no evidence for her outlandish claims, because she does not have any. Gabbard has repeatedly denied centrist conspiracy "It' s important to point out here that a Russian ' asset ' is not the same thing as a Russian 'agent'," tweeted virulent establishment narrative manager Caroline Orr.

Gabbard , who has faced criticism for visiting Syria’ s Russia -backed president, Bashar al-Assad, said Clinton ’ s comments revealed “the truth Gabbard ’ s campaign has been promoted by Russian state-owned media and defended on Twitter by the Russian embassy – support she has refused to disavow.

"I was never offered a job," Gabbard said. That was not what is about. I was asked if I wanted to go and speak to the then-president-elect about foreign policy, and that's what I did."

Also Monday, Trump sounded a note of empathy for Gabbard, saying he had some familiarity with being accused of Russian collaboration without any evidence.

'I said, wait a minute, it took me two-and-a-half years, I wish [Clinton] would have said that earlier because people ... have realized she is crazy. She’s crazy," the president told Fox News' Sean Hannity.

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"She's accusing everyone of being a Russian agent," Trump told reporters, referring to Clinton. "She's not a Russian agent. These people are sick. There’s something wrong with them."

Trump added that he thought Clinton's accusations against Gabbard ultimately would help his own political chances in 2020.

Gabbard has asserted that Clinton was targeting her because Gabbard ended her tenure as vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in 2016 by quitting and throwing her support behind Sanders. At the time, Gabbard accused party leaders of stifling her freedom of speech and unfairly tipping the scales in favor of Clinton's presidential campaign.

Jill Stein: 'I am not a Russian spy'

  Jill Stein: 'I am not a Russian spy' Former 2016 Green Party presidential Jill Stein pushed back forcefully against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's suggestion that Stein and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) are Russian assets Saturday on CNN."I am not a Russian spy," Stein said on CNN's "Smerconish." Stein continued, "I think this is a completely unhinged conspiracy theory for which there is absolutely no basis in fact, not for myself and not for Tulsi Gabbard. I think it's really outrageous that Hillary Clinton is trying to promote this crazy idea."On a podcast Thursday, Clinton called Stein a "Russian asset.

Stein continued her quarrel with Clinton online, telling her that “you can slander progressives as ‘ Russian assets ’, but you Clinton ’ s comments and Gabbard and Stein’ s response to them spread like wildfire on social media and became top ten global trends for hours Friday night and into Saturday.

Tulsi Gabbard , D-Hawaii, even insisting the president has been "working" on behalf of Moscow. President Trump says that Hillary Clinton labels anyone that opposes her as a Russian agent Click here to get the fox news app. "So, you're not backing away from your accusation

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"People warned me in 2016 that my endorsement of Bernie Sanders would be the end of my 'political career' — they said Clinton would never forget," Gabbard said a video posted on Twitter on Sunday, "that she and her rich and powerful friends — her allies in politics and the media — will make sure you're destroyed."

After a Clinton spokesperson all but confirmed Clinton was referring specifically to Gabbard as a "Russian asset," Gabbard fired back that Clinton was "queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party!"

Fox News' Kelly Phares in Grinnell, Iowa, contributed to this report.

Bernie Sanders defends Tulsi Gabbard, says claim that she's a Russian asset is 'outrageous' .
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are both among the many lawmakers who have come to Tulsi Gabbard's defense."Tulsi Gabbard has put her life on the line to defend this country," Sanders said in a tweet Monday. "People can disagree on issues, but it is outrageous for anyone to suggest that Tulsi is a foreign asset.

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